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Martin, John 1893-1985

Overview
Works: 560 works in 748 publications in 5 languages and 9,228 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Directories  Music videos  Concert films  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Speaker, Producer
Classifications: GV1781, 793.3
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Most widely held works by John Martin
John Martin's book of the dance by John Martin( Book )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores The Dance in all its forms of expression; as spectacle, as communication, as a vehicle for the dancer
The modern dance by John Martin( Book )

40 editions published between 1933 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the text of four lectures delivered by John Martin at the New School for Social Research in New York City (1931-1932) on the dance form as a philosophic perspective. Martin discusses the dance form as a philosophic perspective, considering (among other topics) the basic experience of physical movement, the effectiveness of beauty in form, metakinesis, vertical and horizontal rhythms and divergent approaches to art
Introduction to the dance by John Martin( Book )

31 editions published between 1939 and 1997 in English and Chinese and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dance; the story of the dance told in pictures and text by John Martin( Book )

15 editions published between 1946 and 1980 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America dancing; the background and personalities of the modern dance by John Martin( Book )

19 editions published between 1936 and 1968 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martha Graham by Merle Armitage( Book )

7 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World book of modern ballet by John Martin( Book )

9 editions published between 1952 and 1972 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruth Page : an intimate biography by John Martin( Book )

8 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dance in theory by John Martin( Book )

18 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although originally published in 1965, this edition of The Dance in Theory was republished in 1989 as the same text with a new introduction by Jack Anderson. The Dance in Theory reprints the first third of John Martin's seminal 1939 book, Introduction to the Dance. It presents Martin's analysis of the theoretical underpinnings of modern dance, including a discussion of the nature of movement, form and composition, and the basis of style. In clear and simple terms, Martin helps us to understand how dances are made and gives us knowledge to view the dance with the intelligence and open perspective it deserves. The content of The Dance in Theory is divided into three sections: The Nature of Movement; Form and Composition; The Basis of Style
The complete musician by John Martin( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For John Martin : entries from an early diary by Lincoln Kirstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Days of divine indiscipline by John Martin( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1970 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dance by John Martin( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sybil Shearer: folio 1 by John Martin( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble live at the El Mocambo by Stevie Ray Vaughan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stevie Ray Vaughan was one of the very few guitarists of the 1980s to join the ranks of the immortals. Stevie's incredible technique enabled him to assimilate the spirit of classic blues and rock, while his fertile imagination allowed him to leave an indelible stamp on that music's history. The video covers a performance at Toronto's El Mocambo in 1983
New Dance; an unfinished autobiography by Doris Humphrey( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yniard; a tragedy of the fantastic by John Martin( Book )

2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diary spiritual and earthly of James Johnston by James JOHNSTON( Book )

5 editions published in 1910 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theatre for development handbook by John Martin( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public benefits derived from water power developments in California by John Martin( Book )

2 editions published in 1909 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The modern dance
Alternative Names
John Martin Amerikanischer Kritiker, geboren 1893

John Martin Critique amricain, n en 1893

Martin, John

Martin, John 1893-

Martin, John 1893-1985

Martin, John Joseph 1893-

Martin John Joseph 1893-1985

Martin, John Swedenborgian

جان مارتین

マーチン, J

Languages
English (189)

Chinese (5)

French (3)

Italian (2)

German (1)

Covers
The dance in theory